Updated: Jan 16
The effects of climate change on economically fragile populations can be devastating. Image Credit: UN Migration Agency (IOM)
The effects of climate change, disasters, and environmental degradation has led to a sharp rise in forced migration numbers. In order to support their livelihoods, people are choosing or are forced to migrate to avoid current or imminent threats. Environment induced migration has recently become a cause of grave concern for the international community. This research paper thus deals with the Implementation and application of comparative legal norms like the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration and the Global Compact for Refugees in environmental scenarios.
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(Gurpreet Singh Bagga is an alumnus of O.P. Jindal Global University and is currently working as a Researcher (Law) at the High Court of Delhi. )